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Occupational Health & Safety Advisor - YLW

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We are currently seeking a full-time Occupational Health & Safety Advisor for our office in Kelowna, BC.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Human Resources Manager, the Occupational Health & Safety Advisor is responsible for the development and management of Company’s health and safety program ensuring compliance with Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Aviation Occupational Health & Safety (A/OHS) legislation and regulations.

The incumbent will work proactively with management, employees, and external stakeholders to establish and maintain a Health and Safety Program that is compliant and incorporates industry best practices to contribute to the promotion of a strong safety culture across the company.

Working Conditions:

The incumbent works an office environment. Regular travel may be required. The position will require prolonged periods of sitting, and using office equipment and computers. Long periods of intense concentration may be required. Position may require moving from a sitting to standing position, bending, stooping, and reaching, twisting, grasping, and lifting 5 to 20 lbs.

Primary Responsibilities:

Act as the OHS & A/OHS liaison, internally with Management, the OHS & A/OHS Committee, and externally with Regulators;
Develop, implement, maintain and manage all aspects of the Company's Health and Safety Program, including but not limited to, the completion of risk assessments, accident investigations, and First Aid training, and the management of the WHMIS, hazard prevention, fire safety, personal protective equipment, due diligence, company vehicle and workplace violence programs;
Train and support employees and management in conducting risk and hazard assessments, safety orientations, accident investigations, inspections and safety audits;
Develop, implement and maintain OHS and A/OHS guidelines including setting standards, communication, training, evaluation and continuous improvement;
Advise employees and management on minimizing and eliminating workplace risks. Establish, prepare, implement, and maintain policies and procedures to meet current and known future environmental, health, and safety requirements;
Complete all required regulatory reporting in a timely fashion;
Record, track and maintain records for all Worker’s Compensation claims from multiple jurisdictions; assist with appeal submissions, coordinate external support where required, and coordinate communication with injured employees;
Develop, coordinate and support a return to work program;
Participate in the development and maintenance of a health and safety audit program;
Perform data and trend analysis; prepare business reports as required;
Provide expert user support of various management systems, databases and mobile applications on behalf of the business;
Work with management and employees at all levels of the Company to develop KPIs with regards to Health and Safety; and
Such other duties as assigned by the company from time to time.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

Completion of a recognized two year OHS Diploma or similar training program; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;
Minimum of three (3) years of direct experience in the occupational health and safety field with particular emphasis on workplace health, safety and management systems;
Valid Occupational First Aid (OFA) Level 2;
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of applicable legislation, including the Workers’ Compensation Act and regulations, Canada Labour Code and regulations, and industry best practices;
Excellent organizational and time management abilities required to prioritize a high volume of tasks or competing priorities;
Strong computer skills including an intermediate level of proficiency with the Microsoft Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint);
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders, both internally and externally;
Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality on a daily basis;
Excellent communication skills; both oral and written;
Demonstrated problem solving skills and analytical ability;
Demonstrated service and results orientation;
Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment;
Auditor training and incident investigation training is considered an asset;
Undergraduate degree in a related field is considered an asset;
Clear Canadian criminal record check with satisfactory employment references; and
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada without restriction.

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should apply online no later than 9pm PST on November 19th, 2017 by submitting an electronic application by clicking the link - https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply ... source=CC3
Applications should clearly demonstrate how your skills meet the requirements of the position. Further information about the Company can be found at http://www.flairair.ca.

Flair Airlines offers a competitive compensation package including medical and dental benefits, short and long term disability, life insurance, dependent life insurance, employee & family assistance program, a defined contribution pension plan (matched contributions), and a staff travel program.
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